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 30 Jun 2021

Lessons learned from the integration of heat pumps in district heat networks

On 7 July, the IOR’s SIRACH network will be hosting a free online event dedicated to heat pumps in district heat networks.... 
 30 Jun 2021

Starfrost announces newly appointed Aftercare Manager

Starfrost, a leading provider of cooling solutions for the global food processing industry, has appointed Liz Harris as aftercare manager, a role focused on business development and customer support for Starfrost's clients across the worldwide food ... 
Haier sponsored GB hockey player Zach Wallace.
 30 Jun 2021

Haier sponsors GB Olympic hockey ace

?Haier has agreed a sponsorship deal with Great Britain Olympic hockey player Zach Wallace. Mr Wallace (21) has more than 50 international caps and is viewed as one of our most promising young hockey players. He is all set to represent Great Britain ... 
 25 Jun 2021

The refrigeration sector: a job driver and career maker

To mark World Refrigeration Day 2021, Bitzer is raising awareness of the wide range of opportunities in the field of refrigeration. Although refrigeration is among the sectors from which every single person benefits, most people still know almost ... 
 25 Jun 2021

Climalife offers college speaker programme

Climalife, in collaboration with the students and Chief Assessor (RACHP), Shaun Creech from Eastleigh College undertook research in May 2021 looking into how companies within the industry can best support the students and their future careers.... 
 25 Jun 2021

Franz replaces Voigt at EPEE

Folker Franz has been appointed as the new director-general of the European Partnership for Energy and the Environment (EPEE), representing the refrigeration, air-conditioning and heat pump industry in Europe. Mr Franz, a German national and public ... 
 25 Jun 2021

Linda McVittie named one of the top 50 Women in Engineering

Sales manager for Scotland at J&E Hall and IOR Fellow Linda McVittie has been selected as one of the Women in Engineering Society’s (WES) Top 50 Women in Engineering for 2021. With a career in the refrigeration, air-conditioning and heat pump (... 
 25 Jun 2021

George Clarke to open BESA Conference

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has confirmed that this year’s National Conference will take place on November 3 and 4 and will once again be a ’virtual’ event.... 
 25 Jun 2021

The authors of community energy paper win IOR’s Kenneth Lightfoot Medal

The IOR’s Kenneth Lightfoot Medal has been awarded to the team of authors from the London South Bank University (LSBU) led by Catarina Marques for their GreenSCIES project paper on Green Smart Community Integrated Energy Systems - Integration with ... 
 22 Jun 2021

Emerson joins sponsors of World Refrigeration Day 2021

Emerson has added its support for World Refrigeration Day (WRD) 2021 on June 26 by becoming sponsors alongside other well-known brands. WRD is an international event that raises visibility, awareness and understanding of the significant role that ... 
 22 Jun 2021

Star sponsors International Women in Engineering Day

Star Refrigeration is sponsoring an event to commemorate International Women in Engineering Day (INWED) on 23 June. This year’s event will consist of an online meeting hosted by the Institute of Refrigeration’s (IOR) Women in Refrigeration, Air ... 
 18 Jun 2021

FEA warns against energy-labelling misrepresentation

The Foodservice Equipment Association (FEA) is concerned that some foodservice refrigeration suppliers are not complying with regulations covering the Energy Labelling Directive. While the Directive is EU legislation, it has been adopted by the UK ... 
 17 Jun 2021

Actuate UK asks for UKCA Mark transition for construction products to be extended

Leading engineering services sector body Actuate UK has issued a warning about serious consequences for businesses, public and commercial projects as well as domestic customers in only six months if a major issue regarding product compliance and ... 
 16 Jun 2021

Nidec invests US$ 70 million to increase Embraco production capacity

Nidec Global Appliance, holder of the Embraco brand of refrigeration solutions, has announced the investment of 70 million dollars to leverage and set up new production lines of refrigeration compressors and condensing units in several parts of the ... 
 16 Jun 2021

Neil Roberts joins Climalife

Climalife has welcomed Neil Roberts as senior technical sales manager in the UK.... 
 14 Jun 2021

Mike Nankivell awarded OBE

The Federation of Environmental Trade Associations (FETA) is delighted to announce that Mike Nankivell has been awarded an OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List for services to the UK Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Industry.... 
 11 Jun 2021

Sustainability and the Cold Chain conference scheduled for April 2022

The seventh IIR Conference on Sustainability and the Cold Chain will be taking place from 11 to 13 April 2022 in Newcastle (UK).... 
 11 Jun 2021

Webinar looks to protect children's health from air pollution

Head of Sustainability for Mitsubishi Electric, Martin Fahey is joining a special webinar at 4pm on Clean Air Day 2021, 17th June, to focus on what companies should be doing to reduce their own impact on the environment.... 
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